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California Cancels Contract With ADAP Administrator; HIV Advocates Hopeful for a Better System

In a move to fix ongoing service provision problems by the AIDS Drug Assistance Program, the California Department of Public Health announced that they have terminated a contract with their ADAP administrator.

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At Sex Parties, PrEP Takes HIV Disclosure Off the Table

PrEP is changing the landscape of sex parties and other group sex events, helping to break down barriers between people who are positive and negative -- and helping people who are HIV-negative stay that way.

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Syringes and Needles on the Street in San Francisco: What's Being Done?

Organizations based in San Francisco's Tenderloin and Civic Center neighborhoods have joined forces with public health authorities to increase the safe disposal of injection drug equipment in the area.

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The Office of National AIDS Policy Director, Douglas Brooks, Is Leaving His Post -- Here's What It Means

Douglas M. Brooks, M.S.W., announced that he will step down from his position as director of the Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP). For the past two years, he has been President Barack Obama's lead advisor on issues related to HIV and AIDS.

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Life Insurance Now Available for People With HIV

People with HIV can now sign up for life insurance coverage through a partnership with Prudential and a financial services company called Aequalis.

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'My Biggest Fear Isn't AIDS, It's Being Evicted From My Rent-Controlled Unit'

A recent survey of homeless people in San Francisco found 7% were living with HIV or AIDS-related illness, which has left Jonathan concerned about his housing.

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What Hard Times and Stress Do for Your HIV Health

Common life events -- whether they're good or bad -- can also be sources of stress and have impacts on the health of people living with HIV.

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Undetectable and Low-Level HIV Viral Replication

To get some insight about why some people struggle to achieve or remain undetectable, BETA Blog spoke with Keith Henry, M.D., an HIV specialist with more than 25 years of experience caring for people with HIV.

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Help Choosing a Covered California Plan for HIV, HCV or PrEP Coverage

Before Jan. 31, people living in California can register for affordable health insurance through Covered California, the state's insurance exchange. For those living with HIV or on PrEP, there are some key things to keep in mind when choosing a plan....

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France Becomes Second Country to Approve PrEP

In November, the French Minister of Health approved Truvada for the prevention of HIV, making France the second country in the world to approve and recommend PrEP for people at risk of HIV.